Monthly Archives: October 2013

The tarsnake of a runaway infection

By Christopher Cudworth Following a 40-mile bike ride on a beautiful fall morning, it was a pleasure to get out in the back yard to do some late summer weeding and cleanup. The garden was cleared of extra weeds by … Continue reading

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Is Lance Armstrong really a Jason Bourne in disguise?

Today’s We Run and Ride blog is from my co-blogger Monte Wehrkamp, whose observations via email often fascinate. He’s proven to be right on many fronts over the years, and many times in my experience of knowing him. So when … Continue reading

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Watching Chicago Marathon results in a call for keeping the faith

By Christopher Cudworth The Chicago Marathon took place without a hitch on October 12, 2013. There were no reported incidents of terrorist activity. No threats to the crowds lining the start and finish lines. Spectators lined the course six people … Continue reading

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Can hugs and kisses make you a better runner and rider?

Kiss and Hugs Training schedule Hugging and kissing have tons of benefits for people who run and ride. Research shows hugs are good for health across a number of fronts, and kisses improve everything from the health of your teeth … Continue reading

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Is food enough to motivate you through pain and suffering?

By Christopher Cudworth Having recently finished the Pumpkin Pie ride in Ottawa, Illinois it occurs to me the absurdity of riding 63 miles for the “right” to eat some pumpkin pies is a little silly. But we do it for … Continue reading

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Cycling pirates

By Christopher Cudworth  All cyclists are pirates, of a sort, riding by one Code or another. Some are road cyclists where the Code dictates sharing the burden on the pulls into the wind. Others are triathlete pirates where it’s every … Continue reading

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When it comes to running and riding, everyone is gay

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What else should I be? All apologies What else could I say? Everyone is gay What else should I write? I don’t have the right What else should I be? All apologies –Nirvana,…

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When it comes to running and riding, everyone is gay

What else should I be? All apologies What else could I say? Everyone is gay What else should I write? I don’t have the right What else should I be? All apologies –Nirvana, Kurt Cobain, “All Apologies” A longtime friend … Continue reading

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10 Great Ways to Maintain Motivation and Improve Results from Morning Workouts

10 Great Ways to Maintain Motivation and Improve Results from Morning Workouts By Christopher Cudworth  Getting up early to work out is both a science and an art. Having conducted many failed experiments in the science and art of morning … Continue reading

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It’s no stretch to say that yoga makes a difference

By Christopher Cudworth Midway into a third-ever session of yoga, I glanced over to see the sculpted shoulders of the female companion who led me to try the whole yoga enterprise at a beautiful little studio called Shine, and I … Continue reading

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